Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Triangle Fire

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Fire fighters struggle to extinguish the burning Asch Building. Fire-quenching sprinkler systems, though proven effective, were considered too costly by many factory owners and were not installed in the Asch Building. Still the fire was quickly controlled and was essentially put out in little over half an hour.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's

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